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14th Big Slick weekend raises record-breaking $3.5M

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Posted at 12:10 PM, Jun 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-04 16:13:10-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This weekend, the 14th annual Big Slick event set a record for monies raised for pediatric cancer research at Children's Mercy Hospital.

"Saturday Night Live" star and Kansas City, Missouri, native Heidi Gardner joined Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, David Koechner and Eric Stonestreet to host the annual event.

Big Slick started in 2010 as a celebrity poker tournament and party.

This year's event featured a celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium and the Big Slick Party & Show at T-Mobile Center.

Local celebrities such as Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes participated in the festivities.